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Cashae Cook ’14, who serves as the diversity, inclusion and community engagement officer in the Appalachian Police Department — the official policing agency of Appalachian State University. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian Police Department’s new diversity, inclusion and community engagement officer promotes positive interactions
Apr 15, 2021

As a child, Cashae Cook ’14 said she was always glad to see police officers arrive at her house — because it meant she and her siblings would be safe.

College News, Alumni, Outreach and Community Engagement, Faculty and Staff
The first phase of renovations is complete on Appalachian State University’s Sanford Hall, in which almost every undergraduate Mountaineer has a class during their college career. The final phase of the more than $18 million project will be complete prior to fall semester, when classes will be held in the building once again. Photo by Marie Freeman

Newly renovated Sanford Hall is ready to welcome App State students
Apr 14, 2021

Doors opened on the newly renovated Sanford Hall on Appalachian State University’s campus March 25.

College News, Events, Sustainability
Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grant. These grants support the university’s focus on creating a culture of inclusive excellence. Pictured is an aerial view of the App State campus covered in snow during January. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awards 4 grants in support of diversity, equity and inclusion research
Apr 13, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grant.

College News, Grants and Research, Faculty and Staff
Register for the Zoom event Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Partnerships at Appalachian with Dr. Matt Estep, Dr. Christine Hendren and Dr. Mark Spond

Last CAS Zoomer: Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Partnerships at Appalachian
Apr 13, 2021

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
5-6 p.m.
Zoom Registration - click to register

This event is free and open to the campus and community...

College News, Events, Alumni, Sustainability
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Peace and Genocide Club Presents lecture on Settler Colonialism in Appalachia
Apr 12, 2021

Settler Colonialism in Appalachia hosted by Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

5 p.m.

College News, Events, Arts & Cultural
Caption: SAFE faculty recipient Dr. Sarah Arrington, Director of General Biology, Department of Biology. Photo by University Communications.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Arrington
Apr 9, 2021

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Arrington Dr. Sarah Arrington, director of general biology, Department of Biology 

Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipient 

Project: “BIO1801 Lab Redesign” 

College News, SAFE Grant, Grants and Research, Faculty and Staff
Dr. Suzanna Bräuer, professor in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University, engages in research at the University of Eastern Finland during her first Fulbright assignment in Finland in 2015. Photo courtesy of Dr. Suzanna Bräuer

App State Fulbrighter Dr. Suzanna Bräuer explores microbes’ impact on climate change
Apr 8, 2021

Some of the Earth’s smallest creatures — namely archaea, a type of single-celled microorganism — may play a significant role in contributing to global climate change according to Appalachian State University’s Dr. Suzanna Bräuer.

College News, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Grants and Research
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Tom Hansell wins Visual Art Residency Award
Apr 7, 2021

Professor of Appalachian Studies and Co-Director of University Documentary Film Services Tom Hansell has been awarded the 2021 McClure-Scanlin Visual Artist Residency award.

College News, Faculty and Staff, Awards and Honors